Tag Archives: social change

Jobs of the Week: Energetic Educator for Creative Tutoring

826DC, a nonprofit youth writing center that was voted as one of the top 30 places to work for by GOOD magazine, is hiring a Program Assistant/Coordinator to keep the organization’s creative wheels turning by coordinating its after-school programs, managing  interns and volunteers, assisting with outreach, and administering reports and evaluations. The nonprofit is based in Washington, D.C., where […]

Can Documentaries Change the World?

  “It’s one thing to make a film; it’s another to make a film matter,” said Nina Seavey, director of the Documentary Center at George Washington University, at last night’s International Documentary Association’s Seminar Series at the West End Cinema in Washington, D.C. Seavey moderated a panel of filmmakers, changemakers and communication experts, who discussed […]

The Great Debate: Tweeting the Revolution

This week’s much-covered controversy is about whether or not the violent protests in Egypt were brought on by a “Twitter Revolution.” The same question was raised in 2009 during the Iran elections, with some thought leaders like Malcolm Gladwell and other journalists answering with a resounding “No!” Gladwell responds again this week to claims that […]